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ZOO VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AT MICKE GROVE ZOO (MGZ)

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ORGANIZATION: Micke Grove Zoo

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 30 people are interested
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These volunteers will be trained by MGZ staff to assist with the following projects:

  • Horticultural projects such as raking leaves, removing leaf litter and weeds, watering plants, and disposing of leaf litter
  • Organizing animal carriers, animal enrichment items, nets, and other items
  • Assisting Education staff with their projects
  • Assisting with administrative projects such as organizing files and documents; updating animal information in an animal records keeping system called ZIMS
  • Assisting with guest services


We are looking for volunteers who have:
  • A strong commitment to advancing the zoo’s goals in supporting animal conservation, education, and welfare.
  • A positive demeanor
  • The ability to be focused and detail-oriented
  • A positive work ethic
  • Teamwork ability
  • A negative tuberculin (TB) skin test (or lung x-ray) result was conducted within the last year and must have taken COVID vaccinations.

2 Shifts

  • morning / 08:00 AM to 11:45 AM
  • afternoon / 12:30 PM to 04:45 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Micke Grove Zoo

Location:

11793 N Micke Grove Road, Lodi, CA 95240, US

Mission Statement

This vision of Micke Grove Zoo will be achieved by focusing on six action areas: • Conservation: Contributing to and strengthening conservation efforts by breeding endangered species of wildlife in captivity; • Education: Providing innovative learning experiences to visitors, particularly children and students on key conservation issues that will inspire them to take conservation actions; • Visitors: Provide the visiting public opportunities to spend quality time at our zoo; • Research: Conduct and support research in conservation and conservation education towards improving the zoo; • Staff and Volunteer : Support zoo staff's and volunteer's development to ensure their contribution in making Micke Grove Zoo a zoo-based conservation organization; • Financial Sustainability: Ensure the long-term financial sustainability of all zoo operations, maintain and improve assets and make meaningful and measurable investments in conservation

Description

Micke Grove Zoo is a captive wildlife center that is owned and run by a County government in California. This facility breeds threatened wildlife in captivity to support their conservation. Conservation education programs are conducted at the zoo to promote local knowledge on wildlife conservation. Volunteers are trained at this facility and some of them are hired on a regular basis.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Environment
Animals, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

MICKE GROVE ZOO11793 N Micke Grove RoadLodi, CA 95240

(38.08521,-121.27042)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Every volunteer shift requires a commitment of a minimum of 4 hours. Volunteers need to commit to a minimum of 6 months
  • A negative result for a tuberculin test is mandatory. COVID vaccinations - preferred

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